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Read articles and career tips written by Marquette alumni and friends in various industries.

7 AMAZING BUT HARD-TO-FIND FREE
LINKEDIN FEATURES

Learn seven valuable- and free- difficult tips to find on LinkedIn, according to expert and Marquette alumnus Wayne Breitbarth.

SO YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT CHANGING CAREERS. WHAT DO YOU NEED IN ORDER TO MAKE A SUCCESSFUL CHANGE?
Deciding to change directions when it comes to your career can involve many components. Leveraging your network, confidence and humility are among them.

ARTICULATING YOUR TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: A GUIDE TO BUILDING A FUNCTIONAL RESUME
Writing a functional or combination resume can help highlight your skills. Learn how to create this new type of resume.

HAVE YOU EVER CALLED ON THE LINKEDIN
DYNAMIC DUO?

Using these two lead generation features separately on LinkedIn is valuable, but using them together can be an even better.

MAKE TIME TO MANAGE TIME
Following these simple tips can help make your day more productive and complete what really needs to get done.

IS THE FEAR OF FEEDBACK HOLDING YOU BACK?
It can be hard. But here’s how to make it easier and very effective.

LEADERSHIP AS COMMUNICATION
According to legendary football coach Vince Lombardi, leaders weren’t born; they were made. Consider these thoughts about how leaders are made.  

TALE OF THE INTERNAL CANDIDATE
Hiring somebody we know minimizes our risk of making a mistake. Or does it?

CAREER HEALTH- THE "BOP IT" SYNDROME
If your career development progress is similar to playing the game "Bop It," follow these practical steps to help point you in a new direction. 

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU GOT THE JOB!
Congratulations! You got the job! A little nervous? You should be! A lot is expected of you in your new position.  You don’t have much time to prove your value to the organization. So why not get some help right from the start?

KNOWING YOUR WORTH
Being paid fairly is important to many. Uncertain what you are worth inside your company or on the market?  Don’t guess. Check it out.

LOOKING FOR YOUR OCCUPATIONAL TARGET
Having a clear sense of the type of job you’re seeking is critical, according to Laura Kestner-Ricketts, director of the Marquette University Career Services Center. The outcome can help with better networking contacts and a better focus toward the job search. Learn more and create your own Occupational Target.

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